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This page contains all the news items for the month of November 2012.

 

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Richard O'Dwyer Successfully Avoids Extradition

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Former TV Shack admin Richard O'Dwyer no longer faces the prospect of extradition to the U.S. and a lengthy trial, as deal is struck with the U.S. government ... Read more ...
Nov
30
2012



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Game Making Software's DRM Unintentionally Damage Paid User's Projects

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Game making software adds new DRM that replaces images in people's game projects with pirate related imagee. As expected, DRM backfires and affects paid users ... Read more ...
Nov
29
2012



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Megaupload Helped Box Office, New Research Shows

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Did the closure of Megaupload actually hurt movie box office receipts? A new research paper suggests that's exactly what happened! ... Read more ...
Nov
28
2012



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 10th November 2012

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 10th November 2012 ... Read more ...
Nov
27
2012



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Weekly News Roundup (25 November 2012)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 25 November 2012 ... Read more ...
Nov
26
2012



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In Finland, 9-Year-Old's House Raided, 'Winnie The Pooh' Laptop Seized In Piracy Raid

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9-year-old girl's house raided, laptop seized, all for downloading an album that her father ended up buying for her anyway ... Read more ...
Nov
24
2012



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Republicans Release 'Sensible' Copyright Memo, Then Recalls It

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Republican caucus group releases memo calling for copyright reform and an end to "corporate welfare", but withdraws it 24 hours later ... Read more ...
Nov
22
2012



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Xbox 720 Rumors: Blu-ray, AR Glasses, 8GB RAM And Touch Screen Controller

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Latest Xbox 720, or 'Durango' rumors suggest a 16-core CPU, 8GB or RAM, AR glasses, Blu-ray, 3D sound and a Wii U like touchscreen controller ... Read more ...
Nov
21
2012



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 3rd November 2012

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 3rd November 2012 ... Read more ...
Nov
20
2012



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Democrat Congresswoman Ask Reddit For Help To Stop Piracy Website Seizures

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Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) says that piracy related domain seizures without due process are a form of censorship, and wants to craft a new bill, with the help of the Reddit community, to give website owners more protection ... Read more ...
Nov
19
2012



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Warner Adds Blu-ray To 'Manufactured-On-Demand' Catalog

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Warner Archive Collection, which sells catalog titles in a manufactured-on-demand fashion, now features Blu-ray movies ... Read more ...
Nov
19
2012



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Weekly News Roundup (18 November 2012)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 18 November 2012 ... Read more ...
Nov
18
2012



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Amazon Video Streaming Losing Up To $1 Billion A Year?

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Amazon may be losing a ton of money every year in order to license enough video content to compete with Netflix ... Read more ...
Nov
17
2012



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CBS LimeWire Lawsuit Takes Nasty Turn: BitTorrent Clients Under Attack

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Alki's lawsuit against CBS/CNET takes a nasty turn, as Alki and his coalition of musicians file an injunction to force Download.com to remove BitTorrent client downloads ... Read more ...
Nov
17
2012



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iOS App Post False Piracy Confessions To User's Twitter Account

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iOS apps auto-posts piracy self-confessions on user's Twitter feeds, but is doing it for paying users too ... Read more ...
Nov
15
2012



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RIAA: P2P Users Buy More Music Because They're Bigger Fans

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RIAA denies "causation" link between P2P usage and higher spending on music, but does not deny that P2P users are bigger spenders than non P2P users ... Read more ...
Nov
15
2012



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 27th October 2012

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 27th October 2012 ... Read more ...
Nov
13
2012



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Weekly News Roundup (11 November 2012)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 11 November 2012 ... Read more ...
Nov
11
2012



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RapidShare's New Piracy Deterrent - Transfer Caps

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RapidShare's new piracy deterrent may also make service unusable for those distributing legal files ... Read more ...
Nov
10
2012



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Google's Piracy Demotion Under Investigation By UK Government

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After controversially agreeing to demote suspect piracy websites, Google is in trouble again as rights holders say the search engine isn't doing enough ... Read more ...
Nov
8
2012



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Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 20th October 2012

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Check out the US Blu-ray sales stats for the week ending 20th October 2012 ... Read more ...
Nov
6
2012



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Xbox Patent: Use Kinect To Spy On Users?

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Microsoft to use Kinect camera as a way to implement a new DRM controlling how many people get to watch something at the same time? ... Read more ...
Nov
5
2012



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Weekly News Roundup (4 November 2012)

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Weekly News Roundup for the week ending 4 November 2012 ... Read more ...
Nov
4
2012



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Amazon Prime Streaming Gaining Popularity On Netflix, iPad Most Popular Platform

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A new survey shows Amazon's Prime Instant Streaming is making headway into the lucrative subscription video-on-demand sector, and that the iPad is now the most popular device for consuming all types of streaming content ... Read more ...
Nov
4
2012



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Sony Treating Filmgoers As Terrorists?

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One filmgoer's experience to Skyfall's London premier has his questioning why people are being treated as potential terrorists all in the name of anti-piracy ... Read more ...
Nov
1
2012



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RapidShare No Longer Throttling Downloads As Anti-Piracy Measure

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RapidShare removes download throttling for free downloads, as it plans "more efficient" ways to stop pirates flocking to their service ... Read more ...
Nov
1
2012